Pride Lounge

Where? Level 5, S504-ABC 
When? Friday 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM, Saturday 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM, Sunday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Welcome to the C2E2 Pride Lounge!

Experience the thrilling debut of C2E2's inaugural Pride Lounge, presented in collaboration with Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association (CMSA) eSports. Join us for an electrifying lineup of events, including Gaymer Meetups, interactive PC and Switch gaming, exhilarating tournaments, Dungeons & Dragons adventures, a captivating queer art exhibition, and much more! Step away from the main hall and immerse yourself in a celebration like no other!


The Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association (CMSA) is the largest not-for-profit LGBTQ+ sports organization in the Midwest. We offer recreational and competitive level play in a variety of athletic leagues throughout the year. The league is open to all persons who wish to play, regardless of sexual orientation, gender, or gender identity.

PC Gaming Lounge 

Dive into a thrilling mix of events and free play sessions! Our high-powered computers are packed with awesome games like League of Legends, Fortnite, Dead By Daylight, and Overwatch, and we've got special bonuses for Valorant and Apex Legends fans. Get ready for non-stop excitement!

Console Gaming Lounge 

Chill and take a breather in this lounge, featuring two massive TVs, premium speakers, and lots of cozy furniture. Join us for events or simply to unwind in this hangout zone.

Art Lounge

Unleash your creativity at our interactive mural space! Join us in adding vibrant colors and unique designs to our walls, transforming them into stunning works of art that will brighten our space for the entirety of the convention. Come draw, color, and be a part of our artistic community!

LGBTQ+ Showcase

Step into the vibrant LGBTQ+ Showcase in the Pride Lounge, where diverse and inspiring artworks from talented creators from Artist Alley take center stage. Immerse yourself in a celebration of creativity, inclusion, and the vibrant spirit of the LGBTQ+ community and discover new and exciting artists along the way!

If you are interested in being a part of the showcase, reach out to CMSA here:

[email protected]

Pride Lounge Schedule